Hard Times for former Western Guilford High School athletes in recent weeks(Eastern Guilford and Ragsdale HS hit hard last week)/WG Coach and AD Chris Causey Reflects back on WG Athletes

Posted by Andy Durham on June 29, 2020 at 1:54 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

It was a terrible time, a week ago today, when the car accident on Highway 85 claimed the lives of three Eastern Guilford High School students, and one Ragsdale High School student…… Western Guilford High School has seen similar bad fortunes for the their former WG Hornet athletes in recent weeks, with the WG Athletic …Read the Rest…

Obituary and Funeral Arrangements for former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones, who died in swimming accident at Lake Norman

Posted by Andy Durham on June 24, 2020 at 12:19 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

from the News and Record obituaries online at www.greensboro.com: April 9, 1992 – June 20, 2020 Aaron Terrell Jones, age 28, of Greensboro, passed Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Lake Norman, NC. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on April 9, 1992 at 10:42 a.m., weighing in at 8 lbs., 14 oz. to Varnetta and …Read the Rest…


The Body of former Western Guilford HS football player Aaron Jones has been recovered on Lake Norman

Posted by Press Release on June 20, 2020 at 1:19 pm under College, High School, Photos | Comments are off for this article

Body of Greensboro man who disappeared visiting Lake Norman recovered from Allison Smith with WGHP FOX 8 NEWS and look for more in this story on the Saturday evening FOX 8 News at 6 and 10pm….. (www.myfox8.com/CLICK HERE) The body of a man who went missing on Lake Norman last Sunday has been recovered, local …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Man Missing on Lake Norman:Aaron Jones(Western Guilford HS) has not been found[Former WG Hornet played college football at Coastal Carolina]

Posted by Andy Durham on June 17, 2020 at 12:47 am under College, High School | 7 Comments to Read

The search continues for a Greensboro man who went missing on Lake Norman this past Sunday. (Aaron Jones, a former Western Guilford High School and Coastal Carolina University football player, a big man, at 6’0/230. Aaron Jones, a running back for the WG Hornets and for the CCU Chanticleers.) Aaron Jones as a running back …Read the Rest…

Western Guilford’s Darrien Dalton gets College Football Offer from Otterbein University

Posted by Andy Durham on June 15, 2020 at 2:18 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Darrien Dalton, a defensive back for the Western Guilford High School football team, and a member of the WG Class of 2021 has received and an offer this week from the Otterbein University Cardinals… Darrien Dalton, at 6’0/175 and now being looked at closely for college considerations, by Otterbein University….. Blessed to receive my first …Read the Rest…


Western Guilford High School Loses Another Good One:Former WG Hornets’ Soccer and Football Star Gone at age 46(Kirk Powers son of well-known Wrestler and Promoter, Johnny Powers/IWA)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 5, 2020 at 11:21 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Photos | 9 Comments to Read

**********Kirk Powers funeral arrangements:Memorial Service for Kirk Powers will held on Saturday June 20 at 11am…Location will be Forsyth Memorial Park, 3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106…Casual dress and all info coming in from Kirk Powers’ brother, Sean Powers….*********** Gone way too soon…Kirk Powers, the former Western Guilford Hornets’ soccer player and football kicker…Kirk Powers …Read the Rest…

Toby Webb Coach of the Year Award winners named for 2019-2020:Reid Holmes(Southwest Guilford HS) brings home the honors

Posted by Andy Durham on June 1, 2020 at 2:56 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

Toby Webb Outstanding Coach Award winners named for 2019-2020…Reid Holmes(Southwest Guilford High School) Link to Story/Video Video on Coach Reid Holmes and photo of Coach Holmes, available at this link… (Reid Holmes, a Western Guilford-grad and son of Jim Holmes, one of the state’s top all-time football officials, and Reid is the brother of Michael …Read the Rest…

Recognizing/Celebrating the Senior Athletes from around Guilford County:Our Next Senior Takeover/Senior Stampede goes to Western Guilford High School(Home of the Hornets)

Posted by Andy Durham on May 25, 2020 at 3:09 pm under High School | Read the First Comment

**********This Western Guilford Senior Celebration is brought to you by Scott Holland, at the Holland Auto Care Center 3726 Spring Garden St, call (336) 540-9337….Scott Holland and Holland Auto Care Center, supporting Western Guilford HS Athletics, and the WG Senior Athletes…********** Recognizing/Celebrating the Senior Athletes from around Guilford County:Our Next Senior Takeover/Senior Stampede goes to …Read the Rest…

Western Guilford Hornets Baseball 2020 takes a “Virtual” Infield Practice:Coach Wood makes good with wood and the Hornets look Unbeatable, as their infield/outfield takes shape

Posted by Andy Durham on May 4, 2020 at 12:34 am under Audio, High School, Video | Comments are off for this article

Here you go…The 2020 Western Guilford Baseball team is taking their “Virtual” Infield/Outfield work and Coach Matthew Wood is doing a good job, as he gets his Hornets all headed toward home, with many of them taking the field at their own homes/backyards… Here come the WG Hornets, and today, this bunch looks Unbeatable…. (Click …Read the Rest…

Caleb Carden(Western Guilford HS) Signs for college baseball with Barton College

Posted by Andy Durham on April 27, 2020 at 9:22 pm under High School, Photos | Comments are off for this article

Caleb Carden, from Western Guilford High School, signs to play college baseball for Barton College…. courtesy of Coach Matt Wood, head baseball coach for the Western Guilford Hornets: Congratulations to Caleb Carden on his signing to play baseball at Barton College!! Even though we could not assemble together because of Covid-19, we held a zoom …Read the Rest…

Follow-Up on the Greensboro Redskins:Talking with Chuck Mardis, these days an assistant football coach at Page HS, back in 1974, a DB for the G ‘Skins!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on March 20, 2020 at 1:34 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | 3 Comments to Read

Ten Questions Chuck Mardis, now as assistant football coach for the Page Pirates, former assistant coach at Eastern Guilford High School, and former Greensboro Redskins football player(defensive back)…Chuck Mardis, DB for the G ‘Skins, back in 1974….. **********Questions for Coach Mardis:********** 1) What do you remember most about your experience with the Greensboro Redskins team? …Read the Rest…


Back on the field with the Greensboro Redskins:G ‘Skins top Greenville Bulls in the Mini-Super Bowl

Posted by Andy Durham on March 19, 2020 at 12:25 am under College, High School, Professional | 2 Comments to Read

The year was 1974, and the team to beat was the best in the Carolinas, and that team was from Greensboro, N.C. We’re talking about the Greensboro Redskins, the city’s semipro football team, this G ‘Skins football team was the best around. We were talking today with Jim Ezekiel, and Jim was a starting offensive …Read the Rest…

Two Big Catches/Receptions Two Big TD’s for Austin Proehl(Kernodle Cougars, Western Guilford JV’s, North Carolina Tar Heels)/Austin Proehl scores the first TD in the history of the resurrected XFL

Posted by Andy Durham on February 8, 2020 at 5:26 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

++++++++++Austin Proehl scores the first TD in the history of the resurrected XFL.++++++++++ from Greensboro, N.C. and Kernodle Middle School, Western Guilford High School and later on from the North Carolina Tar Heels and getting it done today on ABC TV, in the XFL for the Seattle Dragons, and that would be WR Austin Proehl…Proehl …Read the Rest…

Game Report on Western Guilford-Mount Tabor Boys Basketball:Mount Tabor marches to (13-0) on the season with Blackwell(18 pts.) and Moore(17 pts.) leading the Spartans/Hayden with game-high 19 pts. top man for WG Hornets

Posted by Press Release on January 8, 2020 at 12:42 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

Final:Mount Tabor 78, Western Guilford 42 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final Mount Tabor 27 17 19 15 78 Western Guilford 9 13 11 9 42 WG Adonis Hayden 19 Ayzon Marshall 3 Bryson Moore 2 TJ Smith 7 Keyun McCullough 8 Tyrone Kanu 1 Deniel Torres 2 Tabor Shaylen Woodberry 9 Jakob Moore 17 Daniel …Read the Rest…

Greensboro lost a giant of a basketball player earlier this month:Ty Stout(Western Guilford Hornets/Greensboro College Hornets) stood tall and fought the good fight

Posted by Andy Durham on November 14, 2019 at 11:51 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Former Western Guilford Hornet and Greensboro College Hornet basketball player Ty Stout passed away Sunday November 3 and he is being remembered this week as a man who stood tall in work, and in his chosen sport of basketball…. Here is just one note of many on Ty Stout, from his page at Legacy.com: November …Read the Rest…

One of the top football players in Western Guilford High School History Gone:Glenn Morris leader and excellent athlete Gone Way Too Soon, at age 58(Remembering “The Rabbit”)

Posted by Andy Durham on October 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Glenn Morris passed away on Monday…He will go down as the top football players to ever come out of Western Guilford High School….He was All-Conference, All-County, All-State, he played and started for coach Ed Emory, at East Carolina University, he went on to play for Jim Mora and the Philadelphia Stars of the United States …Read the Rest…

Southern Guilford travels to Western Guilford and upsets the #7 Hornets 21-19

Posted by Guest Columnist on September 21, 2019 at 12:31 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

Southern Guilford travels to Western Guilford and upsets the #7 Hornets 21-19 Written By: DJ Wagner for GreensboroSports.com Greensboro, NC In a game that came down to who made the least mistakes the Southern Guilford Storm held off the Hornets 21-19. The Hornets who came into the game averaging 199 yards rushing per game were …Read the Rest…


Remembering Another Football Player that has been called home:Mark Bryant from Western Guilford HS gone at age 59

Posted by Andy Durham on August 19, 2019 at 12:10 pm under High School | Read the First Comment

Starting to see a lot of the former football players from Western Guilford High School and other high schools in the area, get the call to come home…. Have heard about John Morris, Mike Collins, Trip Ellington, Steve Jones, Doug Henderson, Bill Hollifield and many others off of those old Western Guilford teams from the …Read the Rest…

Near Perfect Weekend at “Perfect Game Baseball Competition” for Western Guilford’s Trevor Glisson

Posted by Andy Durham on July 1, 2019 at 8:35 pm under Amateur, High School | Comments are off for this article

Perfect Game 2019 WWBA (World Wood Bat Association) National Championship LakePoint GA 376 teams Western Guilford Trevor Glisson Class of 2020 *****Top Performing Hitting Leader for Saturday June 29th, 2019***** 4 for 7 in 2 games with a Grand Slam, Double, 2 singles with 7 RBI’s **********Trevor Glisson(Western Guilford High School) with a dominate performance …Read the Rest…

We laid another good one to rest today:Steve Jones(Western Guilford HS) gone at age 60

Posted by Andy Durham on December 31, 2018 at 7:33 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

We were there when they put another casket in the ground today and this time it was Steve Jones, a former Western Guilford Hornet, from back in the day…Today was a messy one(weather-wise), but this was a very dignified service and well-deserved, for this man who served his country in the United States Navy… He …Read the Rest…